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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. it is a murder mystery at one of the most popular hiking trails in marin county. who would shoot a hiker multiple times and leave them for dead? good afternoon, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. michelle is on assignment this noon. the new details we just
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learned about the homicide are chilling. kpix 5's cate caugiran is live near fairfax with new information on the victim and the investigation. >> reporter: the victim was staying with friends. he is not from the area. the trail here is still blocked off. we are told explosive detection dogs will be their sniff out weapons. tragedy on trails. >> it's user-friendly. it's a big part of the community. for that to happen is, like, heavy. >> reporter: he takes his dog along the railroad grade trail every day. >> i'm not hiking here today. >> reporter: the strail closed since deputies found a 67-year- old shot dead while walking his dog. >> he came to this location yesterday, it's our understanding, for a hike had ris dog. what led to the circumstances leading to his death, we are trying to identify that right
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now. >> reporter: the lieutenant says the victim's dog was found still leashed to his owner. the dog was also shot but will survive. detectives have worked overnight gathering anything that could be evidence. they found several bullet casings along the trail and expanded the search area. so far one big clue missing, the victim's car. deputies say it's considered stolen. >> persons associated with this vehicle as far as we're concerned should be considered armed and dangerous. >> reporter: the car is a 2003 volkswagen jetta. deputies are asking if you spot the victim's car on the roads, call law enforcement. in the latest update deputies say about 45 minutes prior to them discovering the body, they did get reports of gunshots in the area but they have not yet been able to link the two incident. live in fairfax, cate caugiran, kpix 5. breaking news in the south bay. one person is killed in a
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construction accident in san jose. fire officials say the accident involved an excavator, a large digging machine. it happened late this morning on bruce way near almaden road. a crew is on the way to the school. we'll have a full report on it at 5 p.m. some terrifying moments from passengers en route to san francisco at a copilot loses consciousness midflight. the united airlines flight took off from houston, texas this morning. it was diverted to albuquerque international where it landed safely around 8:30. a spokesman says the copilot was taken to the hospital in stable condition. it's not clear what made him sick. united airlines is working to get passengers to final destinations. it's a day after an american airlines pilot died of natural causes during a flight from boston to phoenix. passengers aboard that flight landed safely. hundreds of nurses in contra costa county are off today. they are staging a two-day strike over wages, staffing and patient safety. they have been working without
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a contract for 15 months. the walkout involves the regional medical center in martinez as well as 11 clinics also run by the county. >> when you want the county to address the issue of a shortage of issues especially in the hospitals? >> we're continually training new nurses who when they train within six months they leave. >> the nurses marched to the board of supervisors meeting. board members had approved nearly $4 million to hire replacements. that money, they say, should have gone to patient care. a step forward for working women. governor brown signed california's fair pay act into law at richmond's rosie the riveter national historic park. it's to help close the gender wage gap and guarantees freedom from retaliation for employees to ask their bosses what their coworkers earn. rattled nerves in
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philadelphia after an alleged gunman was arrested on campus at the university of philadelphia. authorities say the 17-year-old pulled a gun on another man during an argument. nobody was injured. police are not releasing the identity of the man at the community college. we are learning the details of the letter left by chris harper mercer. he complains about not having a girlfriend and wrote other people think i'm crazy, but i'm the same one. mercer killed night people on the campus of umpqua community college before killing himself. and the sonoma county sheriff's office facing a lawsuit using deputies -- accusing deputies of being the up inmates in the main jail in santa rosa. this is one of the incidents involving an inmate detailed in the federal complaints stating, they grabbed more tens threw him to the ground -- montez, threw him to the ground and hit his floor on the ground. as many as 20 prisoners were attacked back in may. that's according to the
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lawsuit. sonoma county sheriff's office responded, there's absolutely no basis to the allegations of torture, ski stick actions and patterns of egregious constitution violations or suffering. oakland police have released surveillance footage in connection with the shooting death of a street artists. this man is a person of interest described as six feet tall with a thin build. antonio ramos was shot one week ago today as he worked on a mural with other artists in an underpass near west street and 580. those who knew ramos are encouraged to see that investigators are finally making proking. >> he took a young man -- making progress. >> he took a young man's life. we just want to see justice run its course. so it means a lot. >> witness say ramos got into an argument with the gunman
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before he was shot. $10,000 reward for an arrest. new students are graduating from california state university schools. that's a new report from the csu system. 105,000 students earned degrees last year. that's up 2% from the previous year. officials credit the graduation initiative program for the increase. chelsea clinton is in the bay area at a middle school in san francisco, stopping by a crowd founding nonprofit, and holding a book signing event in danville. yesterday she was in the silicon valley in palo alto with sheryl sandberg. clinton said when she graduated from stanford in 2001 women made up 25% of computer graduates, last year the president was less. linkedin has settled a privacy lawsuit that will cost millions while possibly paying you. kpix 5's kiet do has more from their headquarters in mountain
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view. >> reporter: linkedin has denied the allegations but says it has decided to settle the lawsuit so it can move forward and improve the customer experience. for one, there will be an obvious way to stop all those annoying emails. linkedin is a daily resource for job recruiters like eric elliott but even he says constant emails from linkedin are annoying. >> if i have set up, like, rules on my own email that push them off into their own folder so it doesn't bombard my in box. >> reporter: a class action lawsuit says linkedin spammed members without consent specifically targeting the ad connection service allowing members to import contacts from their email accounts. linkedin then sends those contacts and emails saying that you want to connect. if that person doesn't respond, linkedin sends another email and another. a court found linkedin members didn't approve two reminder emails. the company is paying $13 million and already made
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changes to the privacy policy. elliott believes that's fair. >> it's a great platform to use to grow career-wise and personally. >> reporter: how much money people will get all depends on how many submit claims. according to the settlement website, it could range from $10 to $1,500. and this settlement affects nearly 21 million users. you have until december 14 to file a claim. in mountain view, kiet do, kpix 5. fda is embracing the sounds and swagger of hip-hop culture to launch a new anti-smoking campaign targeted towards young people. the federal agency plans to spend $128 million on advertising and outreach to curb the use of cigarettes and tobacco products among teens. it's fleet week and with all that excitement comes a new rule this year. drones are banned in the skies above san francisco during airshows starting thursday. that means any drones found operating in the five mile
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radius around the centerpointe of the airshow could get a fine up to $10,000. no-fly zone hours will be one to 6 p.m. thursday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. friday through sunday. fantasy football big business. no doubt. but now two of the industry's biggest companies are facing a scandal. you might be getting cheated out of your money. we'll tell you about that. and disney just updated pricing for an annual pass. its gone up not $100, not even $200. more! we'll tell you how much coming up next. >> wow! hi, everybody. good afternoon from the coast to our inland areas, sunny skies. blue skies for the blue angels. we'll talk about the weekend forecast coming up.
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of historic flooding... 18 dams have been breach parts of south carolina still struggle with the aftermath of flooding in the state. 18 dams have been breached, bridges collapsed and roads washed away. the water is still high and the national guard is still rescuing people. 16 people died, tens of thousands without power and safe drinking water. >> it's tough right now. our whole neighborhood has been devastated by this. this is really -- when they say it's a 1,000-year flood, i have lived here for 25 years and i have never seen anything i like to. >> i just think the lord will take care of us. he did. >> the governor says there's no dollar amount on the damage and the governor expects it will take days to get the power and water restored. another grim clue in the fate of the missing cargo ship. a badly damaged lifeboat was found in the search area. the coast guard is scanning an area roughly the size of california looking for the crew
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of the 700-foot-long el faro. it sank a week ago when it was hit by hurricane joaquin. ntsb investigators live in jacksonville, florida today to aid in the search for the voice recorder. >> the new ceo of volkswagen is laying out a cost-cutting plan to survive the emissions scandal. mueller told a gathering of 20,000 employees that volkswagen has to increase cost controls and review its planned investments. two weeks ago the automaker admitted it manipulated emissions tests on 500 diesel cars here in the u.s. san ramon will soon be the testing ground for some new driverless shuttles. they are designed to take passengers short distances at slow speeds. the shuttle's french manufacture has selected bishop ranch office park in san ramon for prototype testing beginning next spring. driverless shuttles will used in finland, france, italy and spain. a fantasy football scandal involving two major sports
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companies is being considered an insider trading situation. according to a report in the "new york times," draftkings employee admitted he released early data on what specific place were most used in starting line-ups ahead of the third week. so he went on to win $350,000 betting on rival fantasy football website fanduel. the federal government does not define fantasy sports as gamble. >> this business is very unregulated. i mean see, justly we have come a lodge way from the dorm room playing with friends to the corporate sphere that's fantasy football. >> draftkings and fanduel bar employees from taking part in their own sites and now bar them from taking part in other rival sites, as well. how much would you pay to hang out at disneyland for a year? the annual pass just got a new price. it will now set you back more than $1,000. that's the price for a pass without blackout dates. it's $300 more than what it
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used to be. on the upside the premium pass has new perks including access to water parks and golf course. hincapie my weather watchers know what it's like outside since i have been in the studio all day. they are the windows to the world out there. let's see who we have checking in. we'll go ahead and make this a full screen image. oh, gosh. so just went down on us. they're out there though look out their own window tell me what to expect. this is what's happening outside my window right now. we have at this particular time sunny skies looking towards the bay waters where the air temperature currently is in the highway 60s. the winds are out of the south at 9. concord up to 72 degrees.
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oakland 68. santa rosa in the low 70s. i know you weather watcher are out there. i was looking at your observations. there were eight people checking in with me. sorry about the technical bump there. in the area right now san jose 73 degrees. we are getting a little bit of a breeze there with the relative humidity down to 43%. there's the scene looking towards lick observatory. the coast is clear. and looking out from sausalito to san francisco, we do have clear skies. a few low clouds hanging tight to the coast according to this particular view. this is from the university of california in berkeley looking out towards the open waters where we have had a little layer of thin cloudiness. otherwise, mild inland today with bright sunshine and the warmest day of the workweek will be on friday. all right. when you look at this we actually have three different things going on. first of all, this very vigorous area of low pressure that's trying to kick out from the desert southwest. then we have this batch this shield of cloudiness and there's that development of the marine layer that did occur earlier this morning with the
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warmer air mass over the cooler ocean waters. i have been monitoring that right there. that's a plume of moisture all associated with a tropical storm that looks like it could bring some rain showers into southern california by the tail end of the weekend. if it goes off course we could see some rain. it doesn't look like we have that chance. this low is slow to move but once it does exit, high pressure builds in and that's when we begin our warming trend on wednesday. temperatures in the 80s throughout the central valley today. 70 monterey bay. ware already at 65 degrees. we started -- we're already at 65 degrees. we started off with 32 in the high sierra, going up to 68. extremely dry especially towards the weekend. sundown 6:45. two minutes and 23 seconds are shaved off our daylight hours. day are getting shorter. i know frank feels the difference. 60s beaches, 70s bayside, 70s around the peninsula today all the way up into the high 70s
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and low 80s east of the bay. that wind is gentle out of the southwest five to ten miles per hour. warmer on wednesday and thursday through saturday. i deal conditions for the blue angels. you know, over the past 20 years of working here i have never seen it where 7 consecutive days we are fog- free for the blue angels. >> i don't think i have seen it that way in a long time period. >> here you have it. saturday will be the best day. a few clouds will be here on sunday with temperatures in the low 70s. >> saturday is your pick of the week. >> of the weekend. >> all right. we'll take it. thanks. coming up, general mills is recalling nearly 2 million boxes of cheerios cereal all packaged at their lodi plant. we'll tell you why coming up. wes to invite all you pet lovers send us your questions about their health and well- being. pets@kpix.com just email pets@kpix.com or on our facebook page, and we'll have our pet expert give you an answer every friday right here at noon. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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is recalling 1.8 million bos of the cereal labeled as "gluten-free." that's because issues at thr lodi facility may have gluten-free cheerios? not quite. general mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of the cereal labeled as gluten-free.
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that's because the issue at the lodi facility may have contaminated flour in four days of the factory's product. it affects honey nut cheerios and classic cheerios in the yellow box with the bet used by date july 14 to 20. craving an egg mcmuffin? starting today most items on the breakfast menu are available at mcdonald's all day. it's a move to boost sagging sales. the chain began testing the extended breakfast menu in march. gardening season winding down and that means soon you'll be buying more greenhouse grown veggies. tony has tips on hothouse tomatoes. >> well, today's tip of the day is going to be is hothouse grown tomatoes. winter is right around the corner and the backyard tomatoes will be gone soon so hothouse tomatoes which are year round just get better in the late fall early winter. but selection and storage are very important. when you buy them, red all the
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way around. very important. free from any shriveling whatsoever and heavy for their size and a little bit of give to the touch. and make sure that stem is green. when you bring them home store them on the counter right away. now, for hothouse tomatoes it means they are grown in a protected environment in the hothouse. they should not be green. they are picked completely ripe. so buy them and enjoy them within two or three days. that's it. and i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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bay area halloween traditio coming up at 5: 00 the drought taking a toll on a bay area halloween tradition. local growers forced to go out of state to get giant orange pumpkin. that and more at 5:00. that's 3.5 weeks away. >> big pumpkin weigh-in at half moon bay this monday. >> >> it's a beautiful day, folks. enjoy. see you tomorrow morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com
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>> ridge: you're pregnant? >> caroline: yeah. >> ridge: with thomas' child? my beautiful wife... and my son... are having a baby. >> charlotte: i'm totally going to die the next time i see your dad. >> thomas: you're not. i promise, all right? i'm the one who needs to start tiptoeing around. >> charlotte: well, maybe meeting at my place next time would be a better idea. >> thomas: yeah, d

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